Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Crafts and Me DT card - Monarch Mermaid

Good morning all.I hope you are all well.A busy day at work yesterday, lots of my clothing aisle is being reduced in price so i was sorting them out ready, more to do today.Plus i have offered to drop 10,000 leaflets around my home town for my mums shop as the normal person can`t do them.Oh my word you should see the map i have, but it means it will buy my new mobile.lol.
So on to my card, today is my turn to share a card on the Crafts and Me store blog and i decided to show off the beautiful Monarch Mermaid by Hannah Lynn which you can find HERE at the Crafts and Me store.
I wanted her to look like she was floating in her own private lagoon screened off with tropical plants.
Hopefully i`ve acheived the look i was after.
I am entering her into the following challenges:
1.Digi doodles challenge - Things with wings
2.Totally papercrafts - Challenge 120 - Frame it ( i have framed my image with flowers and diecuts, plese delete if wrong ladies)
3.Craftycatz challenge - Challenge 145 - Anything goes
4.The Poodles parlour challenge - Diecuts
5.Sweet stampin challenge - Things with wings
6.The squirrel and the fox - Challenge 24 - The sea
7.Sketchy colors challenge - Challenge 126 - Peach.Red & Yellow

Products used are:
White card
DCWV Taj Mahal papers
Glamour dust
Stickles - Waterfall
Marianne design swirl die
Cherry lynn Butterflies die
Gems
Crafts and me digi - Monarch mermaid
Promarkers and Flexmarkers
White gel pen


Promarkers and Flexmarkers used are:
Blush,sunkissed pink,coral,cinnamon
Tea rose,rose peach,coral,cinnamon
Antique pink,red,berry,burgnady.shale
Soft peach.peach.,mango.orange
Pastel yellow.mustard.raw sienna,burnt sienna
Pear,forest,pine.holly
Cool aqua,cloud,surf

And a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by, means a lot :D
Hugs Coops.xxx

Edited to add*** hi all, i would just like to add a huge heartfelt thankyou for all of you who have voted for my card over at the fashionista challenge.you are all fantastic, thanks so much ;D

82 comments:

  1. Incredibly beautiful! The colours are so luscious and tropical. Ruth x

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  2. Beautiful card coops, the image is gorgeous and the design is perfect!
    Hugs Nicola xxx

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  3. lovely card Coops. I love the style of your card. Very creative. super coloring too.
    hugs maz

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  4. This is lovely Coops great cheerful colours

    jacqui x

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  5. I think you definitely achieved your goal Coops. She is beautiful and the 'scenery' is fabulous. Wonderful colours!

    Edna x

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  6. Gorgeous card , love these colours and this beautiful image.
    Hugs Emma xx

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  7. Oh My!! This is just wonderful hunnie..such a lovely creation:)
    Hugs,
    Marjorie
    xx

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  8. Gorgeous Coops, such a lovely image and fabulous colouring.I love the frame you made that she is sitting in, very pretty..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  9. Hi Coops! Your stunningly coloured mermaid certainly does look like she is basking in her own private lagoon, surrounded by pretty flowers but there should have been a sunglasses warning. Boy what a bright and pretty card! Hugs, Lesley

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  10. Love your card. Great image and die cuts. The colours are gorgeous.
    Sarah-Jane xx

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  11. stunning card lovely colour and very pretty x

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  12. Beautiful Nic and loving the ikkle puddy cat too brilliant colouring as ever and those colours in the card and image work wonderful together
    Good luck with work and your marathon leaflet drop
    Jacki xx

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  13. Stunning card Coops. Love all the coral and peach you have used. She is framed beautifully
    Eileen x

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  14. Brilliant card Coops, love the image and your colouring.xxx

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  15. Wow Coops, stunning job hun!

    Franz.

    p.s.: i've just read your lovely comment on my last Deep Ocean creation...i'm so sorry sweetie, i've already done the extraction for the blog hop prize (ssst! a prize was hidden on my blog) and i've already written the post for this evening, so i can't take your comment into consideration :(

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  16. what a beautiful bright card, love it, I wish I could float in a water lily hehehehe
    Tilly

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  17. Stunning card, I love the image and the colours are wonderful

    Hugs Sue

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  18. This is just stunning hun, love the colours & all the embellishments look amazing!
    Hugs Shell xx

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  19. Gorgeous mermaid and I love the bright bold colours.
    Lorraine x

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  20. Wow coops she is just stunning! I love all of the peachy tones...your colouring is gorgeous and that bling is just mesmerising :)

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  21. Fabulous card Coop's I like the image, the colours and the butterflies.
    Kevin xx

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  22. Another stunner coops. That sounds like a lot of walking to do! :O)
    Jackie xx

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  23. Hi Coops,wow! what a stunner of a card, I love the shape of it all and your beautiful embellies and your colouring, as always is amazing, Hug, Teresa x

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  24. WOWZERS, love the style of card and all the 3D elements. The colours are lovely and I could just jump into that lagoon with her, it looks very tempting perhaps with a cocktail in hand lol. :) x

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  25. Absolutely STUNNING, love this hun. Joey x

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  26. Hi Nic,I love this card,the colours and image are gorgeous,it looks so lush.
    You will be so fit after delivering all those leaflets.
    Hugs Sue xx

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  27. Wow, this is just beautiful, she looks like she is floating somewhere tropical x

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  28. Fab card Coops - striking colour combo and the image as always is perfectly coloured... yummy!

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  29. Hi Sweetie..

    I love the colours you've used on this fabulous card... that image is super gorgeous!

    And wowww to all those leaflets... but as you say, it's a means to an end! LOL

    Hugs
    Christine x

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  30. Wow! Fantastic card Nic! You totally got the whole lagoon thing going on there!!
    I'm just heading over to the Fashionista blog now!

    Sheena
    xxx

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  31. Oh wow Nic what a stunner of a card,love the image and your colour combo and design is fabulous...Good luck with the leaflet drop,just keep thinking of that new phone...lol...
    Mandy x

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  32. I would love to be where she's at just floating in that water....
    Very lovely Coops... Pretty colours!

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  33. Another "out-of-this-world" gorgeous card. Totally amazing. Happy crafting Coops.

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  34. Hi,this so vibrant,the colours are fab,loving the colour of the hair,great layout too :.)Jacqueline.S

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  35. WOW...this card is so BEAUTIFUL! I love all the colors and details! I would have never thought to cut the paper like that for embellishments...great idea!

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  36. oh my goodness nic what a lovely little card ... just love that little image ... love the papers you have used very colourful ... thank you for visiting my blog over the weekend sorry I did not get back to visit you ... boy was I busy ... what a hectic weekend am only just recovering today and its tuesday lol ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

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  37. wow its a totally stunning card Coops, x

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  38. oh wow Nicola. love this. this is amazing. fab colours. love the image. fantastic layout too x

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  39. Stunning card Coops. Love the colours and design as well as the gorgeous image. Very beautiful work. hugs, Pat K.x

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  40. A stunning card Nic. I love the image and your great background. Love the rich colours of your paper and how you have cut out all the flowers.
    Hugs Sarahxx

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  41. Wow! this is gorgeous Coops! what a beautiful image and your colouring is awesome! Love those scrummy papers and die cuts… it's a really stunning card! :-)
    Hope you have a lovely evening!
    Big Hugs
    Sue xx

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  42. Gosh Coops this is stunning so beautifully coloured and the papers are gorgeous and lovely butterflies really is a stunner!! xx

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  43. What a beautiful card Nic I love every thing about it. The colours are gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at Poodles Parlour this week. Good Luck in the challenge
    Bettyxxx

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  44. Ooh! Nic, what a feast for the eyes hun. Love the stunningly coloured image and all the wonderful details.

    Donna x

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  45. This is a stunning card Nic and love all the colouring detail in the image. The colours are just so beautiful
    x catherine

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  46. 10,000 leaflets OMG. Gorgeous card, you definitely achieved the look you wanted.

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  47. Wow!! What a stunner Nic! Incredible colouring.

    I remember delivering leaflets years ago. Watch out for the letter boxes that snap closed really quickly and nearly take your fingers off, lol! Oh, and the barking dogs that hurtle towards the front door when they hear you coming!
    xxxx

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  48. WOW stunning card Coops, beautiful image, gorgeous papers and layout
    hugs
    Kim xx

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  49. Well you have succeeded, she definitely looks like she is floating. I love the shimmering water and the added sparkle to her. Just beautiful.

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  50. Wowzer Nic there is so much beauty to see here, wow, firstly the colours are amazing, the image is stunning, the embellishments are top notch, I think I will stay awhile and just drink in it's beauty
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  51. Wow this is stunning coops, love the colours and such a fab image. Aud x

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  52. Such a pretty card Coops, a gorgeous image and your amazing colouring :) Great use of colour too

    hugs Vicky xxx

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  53. got the WOW factor hun. Xx

    snuggles Angel Xx

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  54. So stunning Hun! Love the colours and all the fussy cut flowers look amazing! Xx cara xx

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  55. Hi Nic, been catching up with your blog. Stunning creations as always and just love your crafts & me cards they are always so stunning. Fabulous images, papers and colouring and love the vintage style cards too - have popped over to the site to nab myself a few of those images. Hopefully will be back a bit more often once I have caught up with everyone lol!!
    Lyndsey xx

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  56. WOW! Sooooo stunning Coops! Your colouring is amazing, I love the beautiful image and the papers are just lush! :)
    Kelly.x

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  57. Absolutely stunning Coops, love it.
    Wendy xx

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  58. Kudo's to you for helping your Mum!! Love your card..so much coloring and detail!! Beautiful!! Thanks for joining us over at Poodles Parlour for the challenge!

    Patty

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  59. Gorgeous card. Amazing colouring!! And love these juicy bright colours. Beautiful details in gold.
    Hugs
    Natali

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  60. Gorgeous colours & image Nic, so love this card. Hope it stays dry for your postie job! Jx

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  61. Thank you so much for joining us at the Crafty Catz Anything Goes Challenge with this superb creation,

    I do hope you will come on over and join in the fun with us again next week,

    Have a lovely day
    Hugs Bridget :0) x

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  62. This is amazing, Coops! Where do I start? The colours are gorgeous and I love the layers, but I especially like the background you've created for her - it looks so real! Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x

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  63. Gorgeous card Coops. Lovely image and colouring. Thanks for joining in this weeks Challenge at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges. Jenny x

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  64. This is Gorgeous Coops, Love the layering and the image is Beautiful, what amazing colouring...as always. xx
    Hope your legs are still as long as they were....lol
    Hugs Mau xx

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  65. This is gorgeous, I love the image and your fab colouring, thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges.

    xx

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  66. Wow its fantastic, and all the detail just perfect love it hunnie big huggis June xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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  67. This is a beautiful card. Love the shape & colours x

    hugs sally x
    sallysbitz.blogspot.co.uk

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  68. Totally Stunning creation so beautiful LOVE the colours and love the white highlighting too! hugs me x

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  69. Lovely card Coops! Beautiful details!!
    Thank you for joining us at the Sketchy Colors.
    Hugs, Jannhild

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  70. Outstanding and impeccably coloured i love the pearl dots on her tail and the tips of her wings,
    take care hugs bridget :0)x

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  71. Gorgeous work as always Coops. She's absolutely stunning and coloured so beautifully. Thank you for sharing with us at The Squirrel and The Fox. I hope to see you there again soon.
    Tracey
    x

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  72. Wow Coops How fabulous is your card I love the image and all the layers and especially all the bling and glitter :)


    Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop :)

    Hugs Mandy xxx

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  73. You are welcome hun.Blimey good luck with the leaflets.I deliver our local paper round some of the village phew,I know how you feel lol.Stunning card.xxx

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  74. Wowzers hun! This is just awesome! The colours are so vibrant and the image is coloured to perfection. It's beautiful to look at! Good luck with dropping the leaflets - I 'm exhausted just thinking about it! Hugs, Jayne x

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  75. This looks totally tropical and really warm! :)

    Love this image (yet to colour it up! lol) and beautiful layers, cut outs and as always awesome colouring!

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  76. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week. I feel like I could just step right into this card. Of course I wouldn't because then I would get wet! So life like - love it! x

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  77. Wow Nic! Such a beautifully detailed card, absolutely stunning! Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin' hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

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  78. Very vibrant and beautiful x

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  79. Oh my gosh!! I get so excited looking at your work. Such a talented lady!
    Hugs, Kelly xxx

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